cordate, ovate, suborbicular
blue, purple, white
July - November
0.1 - 3.0
Fresh and 2-year old seeds had high germination percentages at (80 F) 27 C. Fresh seeds had a germination rate of 100% in darkness and 75% in light (Rodgers and Stearns 1955).
The following information is for the genus Ipomoea: Animals that eat the seeds: Bobwhite quail, Gambel quail. Animals that eat the leaves: Cottontail rabbit (Martin et al. 1951).
The Acadians of south Louisiana call all morning-glories "liseron" (Holmes 1990). This colonizing species grows on gravel bars, stream banks, old fields, and other disturbed ground in east Texas. While plants found in Louisiana's coastal prairie remnants keyed out to Ipomoea hederacea this genus is difficult and the identity of this species is in doubt. Correll and Johnson (1979) report its range to be the entire southeastern United States.
Cultivated ground and roadsides.